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Bunclody Tidy Towns Quiz

Unclody Tidy Towns Committee will be hosting a quiz at River’s Edge on Friday, October 7 at 9 p.m., so spread the word. Table of four people, €40.

Don’t hesitate to come and support this great cause.

Clohamon Forøige

Clohamon Foróige Senior Youth Club is back on Friday nights for high school teenagers (12-18 years old) from 7:30-9:00 p.m. Contact 087 3484622, email [email protected] or visit the Facebook page.

Welcome new members and leaders.

Bunclody Foroige

Bunclody Foróige Junior Youth Club is restarting soon. The club will meet on Thursday evenings from 6.30-7.30pm at St Aidan’s Hall Bunclody for 10-12 year olds. Registration via the Facebook page @Foróigebunclody. Welcome new members and leaders.

Men’s shed

The Bunclody Men’s Shed hours are Monday and Friday 2-4 p.m. and Wednesday evening 7-9 p.m.

New members are always welcome. For more information call Peter on 087 6631588 or Jonathan on 089 4972664.

Kilmyshall shares the pot

Split-the-pot Kilmyshall wraps are available from HWH Shop, Steemers, Cahill’s hardware, D&M Laundrette, Glanbia, Redmond’s Bar, Byrnes Hardware Ryland Lower, Kilmyshall Parish Office and Kilmyshall School.

The pot is shared between Kilmyshall School and the parish. The draw takes place every Friday. Your continued support is greatly appreciated.

Thanksgiving Harvest

Bunclody Union Harvest Thanksgiving services will be held as follows.

St Mary’s Church, Bunclody, Sunday, October 9, 7 p.m.

St Brigid’s Church, Kilrush, Sunday, October 16, 7 p.m.

St Fiaac’s Church, Clonegal, Sunday 23 October, 4pm

Community employment

Mount Leinster Community Employment CLG has the following vacancies in its Community Employment Scheme.

Parish Secretary based in Bunclody, job reference 2244532; Warden of Kilmyshall Parish, Job Reference 2244537; Field Attendant/Maintenance (two positions) HWH/Bunclody GAA Club (1) and Bunclody AFC (1), job reference 2244538.

Participants must be 21 years of age or older. The deadline for receipt of applications is November 1. Please contact Employment Services, Bridgepoint, Enniscorthy quoting the appropriate employment reference to verify your eligibility. Local DEASP (Intreo) Enniscorthy office 053 9239300. A Garda check will apply. DEASP eligibility criteria apply.

Buggy walking group

A buggy walking group began meeting in Bunclody on Mondays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. The day may vary depending on availability and weather and will only meet during school terms.

This group is for parents, guardians, childminders and their little ones from 0 to 3 years old in Bunclody and the surrounding area. The walking route will vary each week for more variety and fun. Contact Cat on 083 3219929 for where to meet or see updates on the Bunclody Baby and Toddler Facebook group page.

Bunclody Vocational College Split-the-Pot

The next split pot draw will take place on Thursday, October 13. The most recent winner is Anne Murphy, who won €58.

Envelopes are available from Bunclody Credit Union, Bunclody VC, Eurospar, Ken Rothwell, O’Reillys SuperValu and Steemers Newsagents.

Used clothing collection

A used clothing collection takes place at the school on Tuesday, November 21. Items accepted: clothes, shoes, bags, belts, curtains, etc. Items not accepted: pillows or duvets. Those who donate five or more half-filled bags will be entered into a raffle for a €100 One 4 All gift card.

Lotto GAA

There were no jackpot winners from last week’s Half-Way-House/Bunclody GAA Club Lotto draw. The numbers drawn were 3, 14, 17 and 26. Five winners of match three each receive €20. They were Mark Sheehan, Alison Sheehan, Steven Fleming, Liz Dwyer and James L Farrell.

The next draw will take place on Monday, October 10 at Redmond’s Bar when the jackpot will be €5,400.

Parents and toddlers group

The Bunclody Baby and Toddler group resumed after summer vacation. They meet on Wednesday mornings from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. The group will meet at the Pastoral Center at the rear of Most Holy Trinity Church, Bunclody each week until the end of June 2023 during term time. Everyone is welcome to have fun and chat. A fee of €3 includes tea or coffee and biscuits for parents/guardians. Contact Cat on 083 3219929 or Siobhán on 089 2030003 for details.

The Monday Club

The “Monday Club” resumed after the summer vacation and meets at the Bunclody Day Care Center beginning at 10 a.m. each Monday.

Welcome new members.

Bunclody Area Youth Support

The Bays LGBTQIA+ Youth Group meets at the FDYS Center, Market Square, Bunclody on Saturdays from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. For more details contact Derek on 083 2073848 or Vicky on 083 2082584.

Tea and conversation

All teens are welcome to tea and talk at FDYS, Market Square, Bunclody on Saturdays from 2:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Derek on 083 2073848 or Vicky on 083 2082584 for details.

So sew

Thus, Sew, Bunclody Family Learning Group will meet at the Notre-Dame de Lourdes National School every Wednesday at 9:15 am. The group is currently recruiting members. For more details, contact Sharon on 087 6442027.

The mall market

The Mall Market, Bunclody’s Street Market, is open every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine. The market has a lot to offer, lovely homemade jams, baked breads and cakes, soaps, candles, hand knitted items, baby cardigans and toys, handmade soft toys by Ella , beautiful women’s tops made by Pat, Niall Toner leather handbags and other leather goods. including guitar straps, leather belts, etc., bric-a-brac, books, bric-a-brac and all kinds. There are also beautiful hanging baskets, flowers and planters, children’s toys and Siobhán, who makes lovely prints for special occasions.

Kudos to those in the market who are already putting on shows and earning all around them with jams and crocheted pastries. We are a group that really enjoys chatting with anyone who calls us. Thank you to those who support us.

Hot meals delivered

The Bunclody Meals on Wheels service is looking for volunteers to help deliver a hot lunch to people living in the general Bunclody area. People with an availability between 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. on a Monday, Wednesday or Friday are urgently needed. Please contact James Doyle on 087 9594639 or Barbara-Anne Murphy on 087 6736966 if you can help on a regular or occasional basis. Any help is greatly appreciated in providing this essential service.

Bunclody Library

Toddler story time is every Wednesday morning at 11 a.m. Come to Bunclody Library for many songs and stories. Perfect for preschoolers. No need to book.

Adult Book Club – Thursday, October 6, at 7:30 p.m.

All are welcome to attend our book club meeting at the library on Thursday, October 6 at 7:30 p.m. ‘Walk the Blue Fields’ by Claire Keegan will be discussed in the evening. Copies of the book are available to borrow, just ask at the library desk.

Sensory Silence Hour: Every Saturday from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., an hour of sensory silence is observed in the library.

We encourage you to come and relax in the calm environment of the library.

Home Energy Kit Now Available at Bunclody Library: Our new Home Energy Saving Kit is now available to borrow from the Bunclody Library. This kit contains a range of tools/exercises to help households understand the energy they use on a daily basis and identify any issues. Please contact the library on 053 9375466 or email [email protected] for details.

Digital Radon Monitors: Do you want to test your home for radon? We also have digital radon monitors available to borrow, all you need is your library card.

church choir

The Holy Trinity Church Choir took over the singing at Masses and other church services.

Rehearsals take place every Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m. in the Church of the Most Holy Trinity. New male and female members are needed and will be warmly welcomed. Contact Eileen on 087 2933545 or the parish office on 053 9376190 or any choir member if you are interested in joining the church choir.

under my angel wings

Beneath My Angel Wings are holding a memorial service at St Mary’s Church, Church Street, Enniscorthy on International Day of Remembrance on Monday, October 10 at 7 p.m. All are invited to attend.

Bunclody News

If you have a story or photo that you would like to appear on the Bunclody News page, email [email protected] or call 087 6736966.

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